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  • Wonderfully humane, lucid and entertaining ... a brave and necessary tract for the times

  • A great, provocative book ... that will legitimately change how you think about the world and your own sense of morality

    The New York Times
  • Bloom dismantles the argument that empathy is the basis of all morality … Empathy, it turns out, is sentimental, superficial and racist

    New Statesman
  • The title may shock, but this is a book of calm reason and expansive compassion. It’s also a pleasure to read: warm, lucid, and thought-provoking

    Steven Pinker, author of The Better Angels of Our Nature
  • I couldn’t put this brilliantly argued book down. Engaging and witty, learned and stim­ulating, provocative and packed with cutting-edge findings, Against Empathy is sure to start many important debates

    Amy Chua, author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

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